I’m soon off to Prague in Czech Republic, to have a few days of holiday with my family and relatives. A great opportunity to get away from this hectic everyday life of jazz and fly fishing. But look what I found: this weekend there is a big fly fishing competition/happening in the middle of Prague,… Read more »
Monthly Archives: September 2010
Blog from Eco-Rapids #6. (You can find all of the Eco-Rapids blogs here) Håvard Stubø and Fredrik Hamrå from Jazz & Fly Fishing take shopping groceries to the next level.
Power plant – Do you like that word? How many beautiful rivers and landscapes have been destroyed because of the human hunt for money. More money. More, more and more. Or is it really about the money? Sometimes it feels like some people never get satisfied, they simply have to destroy something. In a world… Read more »
Here’s a novel that might be of interest to all you fishermen out there (and everyone who likes an entertaining book). Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, by Paul Torday, is a comedy about a project to plant salmon in the desert wadis (rain season streams) of the Yemen. The project, run by a rich Yemeni… Read more »
Blog from Eco-Rapids #5. (You can find all of the Eco-Rapids blogs here) On this second episode of the Eco Rapids road trip: We woke to nearly perfect conditions and this time we were going for Syväjoki (Deep River), which was a small forest stream with both trout and grayling. Some reeeaaaallly nice fishing we… Read more »
Äänikkö, which is an old finish tape recording machine with a nice and warm sound, is also a Copenhagen based band, which plays old Finnish songs with new more or less freeform arrangements. They were playing at Børnetheater in Christiania. I liked it. Check it out.
Can you learn fly casting in just 2 hours? Apparently you can. One of our missions at J&FF is to teach every jazz musician how to fly fish. In just two hours in separate occations, my friend Joel (who is also a great jazz bass player!) learned the basics. And as you can see in… Read more »
Lots of exciting stuff happening at the moment! Soon, we´ll meet up in Gothenburg for another recording session. The plan is to record soundtracks for our films + maybe some additional tracks for our coming album. Oh yeah, the album. Preliminary release date is mid-March 2011, roughly. We´ll get back to you on that. The… Read more »
Blog from Eco-Rapids #4 This summer we made an amazing trip to Ukkohalla area’s Eco Rapids in Kainuu, Finland. We were fishing there in some of the beautiful rivers an streams such as the Kynäkosket area and the Syväjoki. Did we catch? Yes we did. Driving all the way from Helsinki was quite long in… Read more »
Some days are better than others. It´s a fact. And this July day somewhere on Nordkalotten was better than most. With huge hatches of all kinds of insects and big, rising fish all over the place, this is the stuff that winter dreams are made of. Music: “Kivran!” (H. Stubø) Performed by Jazz & Fly… Read more »